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Presenters at Suffolk HAS Talent

On 11 November 2009, BBC Suffolk proudly presented its Children in Need variety show at Felixstowe's Spa Pavilion.

Suffolk HAS Talent mixed professional artists with BBC presenters and staff 'having a go'. This meant singing, dancing, poetry and even striptease.

You can watch a highlights video of the whole show and separate videos of the individual BBC performers' efforts.

Here's the highlights video to whet your appetite:

Suffolk HAS Talent hits the Spa

Rob Dunger likes to think he's in pretty good shape for a man of his age, but even he admitted to getting slightly nervous once he'd realised he really had agreed to do The Full Monty striptease.

He was joined by members of Ipswich Operatic & Dramatic Society who're performing the full musical at the Ipswich Regent in 2010.

Did they go all the way in Felixstowe? Find out:

Rob Dunger strips in Felixstowe

In 2008, Alison Acton won our Dancers In Need competition, beating Kate Arkell and Linda Walker in the process.

This year, they've formed a troupe called Strictly Alison, Kate & Linda, found dance partners and cut a rug to The Commodores and Sugababes:

Strictly Alison, Kate and Linda

Luke Deal is BBC Suffolk's biggest Abba fan and he persuaded his fellow Sunday presenter Georgina Wroe to sing SOS with him.

And they dressed up. Boy, did they dress up:

Suffolk HAS Talent: Deal and Wroe

BBC Suffolk's Sunday afternoon presenters Matt & Simon gave a typically sideways interpretation of the Battle of Sole Bay.

It's disputed who won the confrontation between the English and Dutch off Southwold.

Draw your own conclusions from our duo's unique take on the events of the 17th century:

Suffolk Has Talent: Matt & Simon

The Easy Tigers formed especially for the night. The duo comprises BBC Suffolk reporters Jon Wright and Graeme Mac, who also presents the BBC Suffolk Introducing show on Thursday evenings.

They played a version of Ryan Adams' song When The Stars Go Blue and faced a lecture on music from 'Old Git' Simon Warr:

When The Stars Go Blue - Easy Tigers

Lesley Dolphin put on her best Suffolk accent and read poems and told jokes. She was also subjected to a critical appreciation by the 'old gits', aka Simon Warr and Stephen Foster:

Suffolk HAS Talent: Lesley Dolphin

Stephen Foster's Big Sunday Show on BBC Suffolk has its own poet laureate - Lowestoft's Jane Mower.

She read a saucy little number about Suffolk's naturist beaches:

Suffolk HAS Talent: Jane Mower

Other performance videos will be added shortly, including Rob Dunger's Full Monty - so watch this space!


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